Daniel Tucker

30 Nov 2016


Curator Daniel Tucker leads a group tour of historian Brad Duncan’s self-determination archives. Photo by Paul Gargagliano of Hazel Photo, Courtesy of Daniel Tucker.


Unfurlings exhibition contributor Dan S. Wang created these posters about printed ephemera you might find in the future. Photo by Sarah Jane Rhee. Courtesy of Daniel Tucker.

Daniel Tucker is an artist, writer, and organizer who develops documentaries, publications, and events inspired by his interest in social movements and the people and places from which they emerge. His writings and lectures on the intersections of art and politics and his collaborative art projects have been published and presented widely. He earned his MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago and collaborates on the Never The Same curatorial and archive project with Rebecca Zorach. Tucker is an Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Manager in Social and Studio Practices at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. In 2015, Tucker received a Center grant to present Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements, an exhibition and event series of contemporary art responding to archival materials and poetry relating to the history of white southerners who migrated to northern cities in the 1960s and 70s and organized cross-racial social movements.